Definition for tetra (2 of 2)
Origin of tetra-
Examples from the Web for tetra
From a purely environmental standpoint, the statistics in favor of Tetra Pak packaging are astounding.
An ambitious Swiss packaging company, Tetra Pak, presents another alternative to Bag-in-Box.
I had my first taste of Tetra Pak wine from a neon green package labeled “Bandit” a couple of years ago.
In addition, a one-liter Tetra Pak weighs less than a pound.
Eva and her husband Hans Kristian Rausing, heir to the $10bn Tetra Pak fortune, were both friends of Prince Charles.Body of Eva Rausing, Friend of Prince Charles, May Have Lain Undiscovered For A Week|Tom Sykes|July 12, 2012|DAILY BEAST
A small pink flower of the class Tetra dynamia covered the prairie.
Tetra grammaton, Ahaseel—in the name of the Holy Evangels, spare me!Rob of the Bowl, Vol. I (of 2)|John P. Kennedy
Tetra- (in words of Greek composition), four; as, Tetracoccous, of four cocci.The Elements of Botany|Asa Gray
British Dictionary definitions for tetra (1 of 2)
noun plural -ra or -ras
Word Origin for tetra
British Dictionary definitions for tetra (2 of 2)
before a vowel tetr-
Word Origin for tetra-
Word Origin and History for tetra
word-forming element meaning "four," from Greek tetra-, combining form of tettares, tessares "four" (see four).